After burning for three days, the fire at 2067 University Ave. is now extinguished and only a small number of Berkeley firefighters remain on scene.
The fire at 2067 University Ave. was still active Monday and fire crews continue to douse the apartment building with jets of water.
Firefighters and police responded to a six-alarm fire in downtown Berkeley on Saturday evening at a building under construction.
Firefighters worked to control a blaze that broke out Monday morning at the West Berkeley homeless encampment near the Seabreeze market.
It was at least the third instance of gunfire in a single week in Berkeley, which has seen an increase in gun violence in 2020.
The longtime, no-frills Berkeley haunt known for its late hours, affordable eats and diverse, down-to-earth clientele, is closing on Friday.
A TV cameraman was setting up for a shoot when a man with a gun rushed in to take the news station’s $25,000 camera, police said.
Six months into the coronavirus pandemic, which has seen an increase in homeless campsites around town, Berkeley is stepping up efforts to tackle problematic behavior and firming up plans for its first sanctioned camp.
Part of Adeline Street has been completely repaved and improvements are planned on University Avenue at the marina. Live Oak Park’s community center is being rebuilt. It’s all part of T1 bond measure work underway now.
It’s been a big week for subsidized housing in Berkeley. And it just got bigger.
The city of Berkeley is set to move dozens of unhoused people into 18 RVs and a rehabbed house as part of a new respite program approved by officials Tuesday night in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
La Quinta was set to open Friday as a respite for homeless individuals in Alameda County, including many who live in Berkeley, but now the deal is dead. Each side holds the other responsible for the breakdown.